Softbank-backed Ola ramps up electric vehicles push in India


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  • Monday, 10 Apr 2017

Ola will pilot a few thousand electric vehicles in several Indian cities this year, Aggarwal said.

NEW DELHI: Indian ride-hailing firm Ola, backed by Japan's Softbank Group, is preparing for a large-scale rollout of electric vehicles by next year even as it runs trials on the viability of the business model, chief executive Bhavish Aggarwal said.

Ola will pilot a few thousand electric vehicles in several Indian cities this year and, "after that we will be scaling it up in a major way," Aggarwal said in an interview on Friday.

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